Dr Neeta Pradhan Das, Director – Skill Development | Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
“For India to become the skill capital of the world, half of her most talented population – women – need to be included. I firmly believe that when girls and women are equipped with the appropriate skills, generations of families, societies and nations prosper. The role of women in the workplace cannot be viewed in isolation from their role in society. Achieving the economic potential of women requires gender gaps in both work and in society to be narrowed—equality in one goes hand-in-hand with equality in the other. It has been proven time and again that inclusive cultures and organizations with gender-diversity achieve superior business outcomes — retention, productivity and profitability. That’s what can drive action and culture change.
A skilled woman is confident to take decisions, initiate positive change and lead. Compassion is an inherent quality and women leaders are more compassionate and empathetic thus creating a more caring world for our future generations. ”